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History Tour: Dancing for Eels

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

6:30 p.m.

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A walking (and boating) history of New York’s 19th century Port Culture. From the busking of black slaves to intercultural mix-ups, to Fred Astaire's uptown tap dancing, New York's intermingled street life has had a formative influence on American high and low culture.

Guides: John Kuo Wei Tchen & Cynthia Copeland, Historians.

This tour will start in Brooklyn Bridge Park and take the East River Ferry leaving guests on the Manhattan side.

This tour requires that you RSVP here.

Location

Old Fulton Street and Furman Street
Brooklyn
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Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy

Categories

Education, History, Tours

Park Information

Directions to Brooklyn Bridge Park

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Squibb Park Bridge is currently closed and is expected to reopen in spring 2015.

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